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Old 06-29-2011, 08:45 AM
ColinS ColinS is offline
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Default tips for changing valve covers needed

these are the ones on it now a lil rusty lol. i'm sure i need new ones so thats why jason is shipping some down to me as we speak.

just wanna get your thoughts on these.



on a side note anyone kno any tricks on making this easier to remove and install?
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Old 06-29-2011, 09:41 AM
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Default Re: tips for changing valve covers needed

Just take your time it's really easy mark anything you might forget where it goes with tape and write on it. When I rebuilt my motor I took pictures of how everything is routed as you dissasembled then had the laptop out for reference if you forget.

Also I have tear down and rebuild pictures here in my tread if you wanna take a peek

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Old 06-29-2011, 09:49 AM
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Default Re: tips for changing valve covers needed

thaNKS! i will take a look here in a sec.

will my a/c stuff have to come off?
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Old 06-29-2011, 02:40 PM
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Default Re: tips for changing valve covers needed

You shouldnt have to disconnect your a/c. If you have to unbolt something just wire tie it back out of the way.
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Old 06-29-2011, 02:59 PM
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Default Re: tips for changing valve covers needed

Just remove anything that is in your way. Take your time and do it right. When I replaced my valve cover gaskets, I also did the upper/lower intakes just for the hell of it. So I stripped the top end down. It made it real easy.

btw, those covers that you bought are in prestine condition, I was impressed when I picked them up, I think you will like them
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Old 06-29-2011, 06:41 PM
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Default Re: tips for changing valve covers needed

Thanks jason they looked good!

i got the upper intake gasket withmehe kit i bought so i will do that at the same time
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